Good news for those of the Film and Television Wardrobe Department persuasion! The Ian Drummond Collection has recently added a huge selection of Stacy Adams cap-toe shoes for men in sizes 6-13, and in good assortments of browns and black to our rental stock. These shoes work for period looks from the 30s through to the present, and the quality is great. Clean and Classic and ready to rent!
You can look forward to our bringing a considered collection of what we do well: ladylike designer clothing (Valentino, Sonia Rykiel and Louis Féraud are pictured above) along with cocktail hats, party dresses, quality handbags and at least one rack of handsome clothing for gentlemen and those who keep it dapper.
Do let us know if there’s anything you’re hoping for Ian to import from Toronto, via Facebook or Email.
We don’t often rent “historical” costume – as evidenced that the newspapers that stuffed these shoes were dated 2005. Pieces that work for such periods do come in from time to time though, and we are happy to sell them off reasonably if we have them. Today a rack of sad knit shawls, rough woolens and broken-down shirts in weaves that mimic hopsacks and homespuns are going out the door – along with a basket of miserable-looking shoes. Poor barely-fashionable folks of the 1700s — it must have been rough.
We’ve noticed during these past few Autumn-like days (fine, weeks) that our Etsy shop Ian Drummond Stash has had increasing traffic from those who participate in indoor winter sports. But, you know, our kind of sports: sewing, dressmaking, quilting and crafting.
Today we were eyeing the towering racks stocking our laces, bibs and bobs and bits and pieces that are due to hit the shop this winter from one massive collection we absorbed, and we sighed. They look like snowfakes, and we’re not ready.
We realized that the best way to extend the feel of summer is to look at cheery cottons and flowered prints, and novelty prints evoking the Casbah. So this week we’ll behave, complete our film work like good studio employees, and treat ourselves to getting these vintage fabrics and materials listed.
As one can see from past events, this is the most affordable, most interesting and varied vintage clothing sale in Toronto. We enjoy it thoroughly, and use this opportunity to clear linear feet of clothing from our racks. We need the space! Of course we bring amazing, fun, high-end items – but we also bring many many many items in the $2-$20 range because we’d just plain like to turn it all over. Come ready to try on and get your buy on!
This weekend we’re pleased to be appearing at the Toronto Vintage Clothing Show, bringing our most fun and fabulous stock – you can find us in booth 603. Be sure to keep up with us on Facebook and Instagram as we post while we pack, and please enjoy a preview of what’s coming along for the ride: